Microsoft Touts Windows On Linux Site
Jan 10, 2006, 01:00 (16 Talkback[s])
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WebProNews: Microsoft Touts Windows On Linux Site
[ Thanks to Curt Howland for this
"Microsoft has long made various efforts to show how Windows
exceeds Linux in a variety of enterprise situations, but a current
advertising campaign by the company showed up in an unlikely
"To bolster the case of Windows as a better operating system
choice than Linux, Microsoft picked up some advertising space and
provided links to four whitepapers comparing the two OSes.
Microsoft chose what some might see as an unusual site to publish
that advertising: Linux Today. Jupitermedia runs Linux Today, a
site which aggregates Linux news from a variety of sources..."
Linux-Watch: Linux Benefits from Microsoft's Ads Against
[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"I am shocked, shocked, I tell you to find out that Microsoft
has ads on a Linux site!!
"For some reason beyond my little brain, digg.com readers are
upset that 'Linux Today has sold a significant portion of their
retail web space to Microsoft with a 'Linux Reference Center.'
Microsoft then uses it to slam Linux...!'"